Peace Over Violence

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Dear Friends,
 
"Passing on info from Peace Over Violence, our sister agency! 
 
DENIM DAY 2010
Date/Time: (Local times)    04/21/2010, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Location:     National USA
Website:   
Event Sponsor:    Peace Over Violence
 
Description 
Peace Over Violence is proud to present the Annual Denim Day USA 2010, a campaign to raise awareness and educate the public about rape and sexual assault.
In 1998, an Italian Supreme Court decision overturned a rape conviction because the victim wore jeans, reasoning she must have helped her attacker remove them. People all over the world were outraged.
 
Wearing jeans became an international symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. 
 
This day we unite against the sexual assault of girls, women, boys and men. We stand in support of survivors. We break the silence to end sexual violence.
On Denim Day, wear your jeans as a visible sign of protest against the myths that still surround sexual assault!
 
Sign UP at
 
Be sure to have jeans on April 21st!  ACDWE gives huge thank you to POV for their commitment to give parts of their earned donations from Denim Day for ACDWE's programs in Ghana.  Let's show spirit in our rights!"

All the best,
The ACDWE Team
African Continental Deaf Women Empowerment
www.acdwe.org / info@acdwe.org

 
*African Continental Deaf Women Empowerment (ACDWE) is a non-profit government organization certified by Accra Metropolitan Assembly in Africa. The process is on-going to have ACDWE registered for non-profit status in USA shortly.
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There was an Italian court that allowed the person who raped a victim to win the case.  How did that happen? The judge was convinced from the excuse: the victim was wearing jeans, so this means the victim can be raped.  Board members ACDWE have registered and are wearing jeans on April 21st, will you join us on Denim Day?  Go to and register, then wear jeans on Wednesday the 21st!
 
 

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